Baeksang 2020 Releases Voting Results for Drama Awards Revealing Narrow Win of Kang Na Neul Over Namgong Min and Kim Dami With 1 Vote Over Jeon Mi Do

The good news is that these second place finishers will all have bright futures and hopefully a win down the road with the Baeksang Arts Awards. The 2020 ceremony was last Friday and the winners were mostly all acceptable to netizens as worthy of the win, but still there is curiosity over the almost ran nominee. The awards body today released the voting results and I appreciate the candor: (1) the drama Daesang was between When the Camellia Blooms, Kim Hee Ae and variety Mr. Trot and Camellia won by all votes, (2) Namgong Min and Kang Ha Neul were neck-in-neck for Best Actor and the hoobae won in the third round of balloting for his spot on comedic pitch performance, (3) initial votes for Best Actress was between Kim Hee Ae, Kim Hye Soo, and Gong Hyo Jin with Kim Hee Ae and Gong Hyo Jin battling to the second round where Kim Hee Ae won, (4) it was between Ahn Hyo Seob and child actor Kim Kang Hoon for Best New Actor with the winner coming in the second round of balloting, (5) the closest competition was in the Best New Actress category between Jeon Mi Do and Kim Da Mi and it went all the way to the third round before Kim Da Mi won by 1 vote, (6) with When the Camellia Blooms getting Daesang then Best Drama went to Stove League, (7) Oh Jung Se won Best Supporting Actor in the the initial balloting won with all votes, and (8) voting went to the third round for Best Supporting Actress between Kim Sun Young of Crash Landing on You and Camellia’s Yeom Hye Ran.

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The 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Rolls Out the Fashion Red Carpet for Top K-stars

The fashion do’s and don’ts remain my favorite past time for awards shows, mostly because I can’t bother to care about winners that sometimes feel arbitrary or tied to popularity. The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards took place Thursday … Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading

The 50th Annual Baeksang Awards Wrap Up with Jeon Ji Hyun and Song Kang Ho Winning the Daesang

The 50th annual Baeksang Art Awards concluded last night and actually managed to not render me wholly disappointed even with next to zero expectations. I can’t say the entire endeavor rewarded and feted the most deserving movies, dramas, actors, and … Continue reading

Winners and Pretty Outfits from the 49th Baeksang Awards

Kim Min Hee is having arguably the best year of her life – she’s the newest Best Actress (Film) winner at the just completed 49th Baeksang Awards, and her newly outed relationship with Jo In Sung lit up the news … Continue reading